71 years is an industrialist and Entrepreneur having diversified knowledge and rich business experience of over 30 years. Smt. Vinita Singhania has long experience in managing Cement business. Through her exemplary attitude and contributions to the Industry, she is well recognized as a Dynamic Leader. She has been on the Board of the Company since 2018 as Chairperson. She has also rich experience in Human Relations, Sustainability, Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility. Smt. Singhania has the distinction of being the first woman President of Cement Manufacturers Association (CMA) as well as National Council for Cement and Building Materials (CBM). Through her journey over the years, she has been a recipient of many renowned awards such as CEO of the year, businesswoman of the year and other such accolades. She takes keen interest in CSR activities and was recently honoured with ET NOW CSR Leadership “Lifetime Achievement Award. She has been conferred with Ladies FICCI FLO awards of excellence 2022 for excellence in Entrepreneurship and Best Family Business award led by Women by Money Control Pro (Network 18). Smt. Singhania is the Vice Chairman & Managing Director of JK Lakshmi Cement Limited, the holding company.
Mr. Shrivats Singhania
DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
39 years is a graduate in B.Sc. (Hons. in Business and Management) from IILM, New Delhi associated with Bradford University, U.K. and an Associate of Arts from Landmark College, Putney, VT (USA). He has developed entrepreneurial skills through participation in several management development programmes including “Immerging Leaders Programme” conducted by London Business School and Programme on “Effective Communication for Managerial Success” by IIM – Lucknow, to name a few. Shri Singhania belongs to the large and well reputed `JK Group’, a diversified industrial conglomerate comprising of large companies engaged in manufacturing of Paper and Boards, Cement, Tyres & Tubes, V-Belts, Oil Seals, Hybrid seeds, Dairy Products, Textiles, System Engineering, Power transmission, Defence equipment, Health Care and Clinical Research etc. He has had extensive training in different positions & levels and gained a diversified and rich business experience of more than 10 years including in marketing of paper business and cement
manufacturing activities in JK Group Companies besides conceptualization and setting up of 3D Printing Services and a Restaurant. Shri Singhania has been on the Board of the Company since 2018 and appointed as Director & CEO w.e.f. 31 st January 2023. Presently, he is also a Director on the Board of Param Shubham Vanijya Ltd.
Mr. Onkar Nath Rai
81 years, holds an Engineering Degree and has wide technical knowledge and experience in management of Cement and Sugar businesses. He joined the Board of the Company on 14th November 1996 and has rich experience of over 50 years in the industry in various management capacities.
He is an Independent Director on the Board and brings with him, besides his wide knowledge, a diverse perspective in Board deliberations.
Mr. Naveen Kumar Sharma
56 years holds a Master’s Degree in Manufacturing Management (from BITS-Pilani) and in Mathematics (from Rajasthan University-Jaipur) in addition to Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies (from Rajasthan University-Jaipur) and Post Diploma in Industrial Safety (from Regional Labour Institute (RLI), GOI, Kanpur). Shri Naveen Kumar Sharma has more than 30 years of experience in the Cement, Steel, and Power Industries in Developing Green Field Projects, Operations, Process Optimization, CSR, and Environmental and Safety Management. Shri Sharma is a Member of the National Environment Committee and Climate Change Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – New Delhi, the National Environment Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce – New Delhi, and Vice Chairman of the Technical Committee and Environment and Energy Task Forces of Cement Manufacturers Association of India (CMA) -New Delhi. Further, more than 27 papers, authored by him, have been published in various industry-relevant issues in National and International magazines of repute.
He is the Whole-time Director on the Board since 2018. He is a Professional having vast experience and technical knowledge pertaining to the cement industry, environment, quality & safety management, risk governance, sustainability, and community service.
Amb. Bhaswati Mukherjee
Independent Woman Director
Ambassador Bhaswati Mukherjee, is a retired Diplomat. She had joined Indian Foreign Service in 1976 and held various positions in the Government. Ms. Mukherjee had been Ambassador of India to the Netherlands between 2010 and 2013. She is also an Independent Director on the Board of Directors of JK Lakshmi Cement Limited and Jindal Stainless Limited.
Ms.Mukherjee has been a visiting Professor at the Foreign Service Institute and in different Universities in India and abroad on disarmament and strategic issues, India’s relations with its neighbours and EU, challenges emerging from use of chemical weapons as well as on Soft Power, Diaspora and India’s cultural and civilizational heritage.
Ms.Mukherjee has authored a Book on “An Insider View on India and EU” commissioned by Indian Council of World Affairs and has published over 100 articles, columns, reports and monographs in leading national and international publications. Besides, she is TV commentator on international relations and strategic issues.
Mr. Vinit Marwaha
71 years is a Commerce Graduate. He joined the Board of the Company on 3rd March 2004. Shri Marwaha has a vast experience in field of Taxation. He also holds directorships in unlisted companies like JK Enviro-Tech Limited, Rouncy Tradings Private Limited, Saptrishi Consultancy Services Limited, Pranav Investment (M.P) Company Limited to name a few. He is an Independent Director on the Board since 2018 and brings with him, rich experience in Taxation and Corporate matters.
Mr. Surendra Malhotra
82 years is a Mechanical Engineer with Post Graduate Management qualification from West Germany. Shri Malhotra has over 50 years of work experience in various capacities and also holds Board level positions in corporate sector for over 20 years. Presently, he serves on the Board of various companies like J.K. Fenner (India) Limited, BMF Investments Limited to name a few. He was formerly the Managing Director of Orissa Synthetics Limited. Shri Malhotra has represented the Industry and Trade bodies in Joint Business Councils with other countries and has been a Member of business delegations representing the country. Shri Malhotra is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers and Member of All India Management Association. He is also a Member of India International
Centre besides his involvement in various other sports, social and cultural organizations.
He is an Independent Director on the Board since 2018 and brings with him, rich experience in strategic business and commercial matters.